Forbes Australia reveals newest lineup of speakers to join 2023 Women’s Summit

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The new speakers include Wendy McCarthy AO, Fatima Yousufi, and Florence Drummond

Forbes Australia has announced its expanded speaker lineup for its inaugural Forbes Australia Women’s Summit, “The Power of Now”, taking place on Wednesday, March 22 at the International Conventional Centre, Sydney.

The 2023 Forbes Australia Women’s Summit will feature some of the country’s most innovative visionaries and leaders, inspiring conversations around “The Power of Now”, a theme dedicated to unlocking new thinking and translating ideas into impact, and leveraging this pivotal time of change to build not just a successful future, but a resilient and gender-balanced one.

The new speakers announced include business executive, activist and author Wendy McCarthy AO, Melbourne Victory Afghan Women’s football team captain Fatima Yousufi, Indigenous Women In Mining & Resources Australia CEO Florence Drummond, Are Media CEO Jane Huxley, SBS’s director of Indigenous content Tanya Denning-Orman, PwC’s Private Business national leader Martina Crowley, and Frank Body and Willow & Blake co-founder Jess Hatzis.

The summit will also feature Australian model and entrepreneur Miranda Kerr, Diversity Council CEO Lisa Annese, Team Global Express Group CEO Christine Holgate, Google Australia and New Zealand VP and managing director Melanie Silva, Pinterest country manager Melinda Petrunoff, The Gaimaragal Group founder Susan Moylan-Coombs, and many more.

Sarah O’CarrollForbes Australia’s editor-in-chief, said: “An idea can change the world but how do you bring it to life? The 2023 Forbes Australia Women’s Summit is a unique opportunity to meet the influential female leaders who turned ideas into impact. Hear their stories, learn how they did it, and walk away with real, tangible action items to get you where you’re going.”
The presenting sponsor for the inaugural Forbes Australia Women’s Summit is NAB Private Wealth, with PwC as platinum sponsor and Stella Insurance as diamond sponsor.
The Women’s Summit is the second summit presented by Forbes Australia in recent months and follows the Business Summit in November 2022.

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